Nudity-Free TSA Scanners Moot Privacy Suit, 1st Circ. Says

Law360, New York (July 12, 2013, 1:59 PM EDT) -- The First Circuit on Thursday tossed a challenge to the U.S. Transportation Security Administration’s use of Advanced Imaging Technology body scanners at airports, saying that as of May they no longer produce revealing physical images so the claims in the suit are moot.

Plaintiffs Jeffrey H. Redfern and Anant N. Pradhan claimed that AIT scanners “produce clear images of the nude body of the searched party” and that the TSA has provided them with no guarantee that the generated images will not be saved. They argued...
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